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Beyond Gamaliel's Witness (BGW) Christian Friendship Network Pages

Beyond Gamaliel's Witness draws from the verses in Acts, Chapter 5:27-40 which discusses the Pharisee and teacher of the law named Gamaliel, who was honored by all the people, who came to the defense of Peter and the other apostles by standing up in the Sanhedrin. Our group is aptly named "Beyond Gamaliel's Witness" because at the time, Gamaliel only convinced the Sanhedrin not to kill Peter and the apostles, because if what they were doing was "from God", then they would be battling against God Himself. While Gamaliel recognized the importance of both allowing these men their faith, and the futility of fighting God, He did not (at least in the Biblical account) publicly acknowledge the divinity of Jesus, or the salvation that was truly available to all individuals through His sacrifice on the cross. While standing up is important, it is much more important that we step out in a commitment of faith and let others know about the Savior we believe in, thus going... beyond Gamaliel's witness.

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Aurora, IL

Founded Feb 8, 2010

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